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## Graphing a Quadratic Function: General Form                       Searching for

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### Lesson Focus

#### Graphing a Quadratic Function: General Form

Algebra-2

You will graph a quadratic function given in general form by calculating the axis of symmetry, vertex, orientation, y–intercept, and the x–intercepts (if any).

### Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

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• Find the axis of symmetry of a quadratic function given in general form.
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• Find the vertex of a quadratic function given in general form.
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• Find the orientation of a quadratic function given in general form.
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• Find the y-intercept of a quadratic function given in general form.
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• Find the x-intercepts of a quadratic function given in general form.
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• Graph a quadratic function given in general form.
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### Everything You'll Have Covered  ### Tutorial Details

 Approximate Time 20 Minutes Pre-requisite Concepts Students should understand the concepts of axis of symmetry, evaluating functions, orientation of a quadratic function, parabola, quadratic, quadratic function in intercept form, solving linear equations, vertex, x-intercept, and y-intercept. Course Algebra-2 Type of Tutorial Procedural Development Key Vocabulary graph of a quadratic function, quadratic function in general form, vertex